• 5 Ratings

This drink is one of the oldest in Mexico, dating back millenia. Initially a bitter concoction, it's evolved and become sweet and spiced.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender or food processor combine chocolate, sugar, and the 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Cover and blend or process until finely ground.

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  • In a large saucepan combine ground chocolate mixture and milk. Cook and stir over low heat about 10 minutes or until chocolate melts. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in vanilla and almond extract.

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  • Beat with a rotary beater or Mexican molinillo (wooden beater) until very frothy. Serve in mugs. If desired, top with whipped cream. If desired, sprinkle with additional ground cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

236 calories; 11 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 18 mg cholesterol; 123 mg sodium. 28 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 10 g protein;


5 Ratings
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